PCSX2

PCSX2 is a great emulator that lets you play your ps2 games on your pc. Its simple to set up, is compatible with most games and lets you massively improve the graphics (depending on your hardware)

You can find some detailed background at Wikipedia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCSX2

How to Use PCSX2

You will need the PCSX program, a bios from your ps2 system, the nuvee light gun plugin and a backup ISO of the game that you want to play.

How to install PCSX2 and the Nuvee light gun plugin:

http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php?topic=151385.0

Download PCSX2:

http://pcsx2.net/download/releases/windows/send/40-windows/118-pcsx2-1-4-0-setup.html

Download the Nuvee light gun plugin to let you use your light gun:

http://pcsx2.net/download/send/41-win-plugins/12-nuvee.html

Another good tutorial on getting PCSX2 set up:

https://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/pcsx2-emulator.html

Here is a video walking you through how to set up your lightgun with nuvee and pcsx2:

How to set up PCSX2 to Enhance graphics

https://forums.pcsx2.net/Thread-How-to-improve-the-graphics

Getting your games to work in PCSX2 automatically.

PCSX2 works really well but especially with light gun games, you often need a different setup with each game. Also, setting up Nuvee can be a bit awkward until you get your head around it.

Here is a great link detailing how to set up the gun games:

http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php?topic=151385.0

And also, a useful plugin if you are using Launchbox that will help you configure per game configs:

https://forums.launchbox-app.com/files/file/1877-nuvee-pscx2-configurator-next-nuvee-editionlightguns/

PCSX2 Games

PCSX2 lets you play most PS2 games and lets you play them almost perfectly fo the most part.

They don’t have 100% compatibility, but no emulator can get that as far as I know.

In terms of the ps2 light gun games that PCSX2 can play, you can play Time crisis 2 and 3, , Time Crisis Crisis Zone, Endgame, Vampire Night, Ninga Assault and my personal favorite – Virtua Cop elite edition which is my favorite way to play Virtua Cop anywhere.

Setting up your Light Gun on Pcsx2

Getting your games to work in PCSX2 automatically.

PCSX2 works really well but especially with light gun games, you often need a different setup with each game. Also, setting up Nuvee can be a bit awkward until you get your head around it.

Here is a great link detailing how to set up the gun games:

http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php?topic=151385.0

And also, a useful plugin if you are using Launchbox that will help you configure per game configs:

https://forums.launchbox-app.com/files/file/1877-nuvee-pscx2-configurator-next-nuvee-editionlightguns/

I have written a couple of game specific guides that walk you through the process with videos. You can find them below:

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